: a call echoed by civil rights leader jesse jackson, who wrote this message to the president on the website politic 365: "in this crisis we need the president's leadership. come home, mr. president, your city needs you." athena jones, for kron 4 news. >> hundreds of people who tried to brave the harsh weather conditions along the east coast are likely regretting that decision today. that's because hundreds of those cars and trucks got stuck along the long island expressway in new york due to the heavy snowfall. those stranded in their cars overnight did anything they could to stay warm. and eventually worked to dig their way out of the snow early this morning. the number of cars and trucks actually outnumbered the tow trucks and other rescue crews that were sent out to help. >> this is why we live in the bay area. who wants that stuff? temperatures today boris 60s. tonight, it is going to be cold. t a beautiful view of the car keenness bridge. temperatures right now checking in at the-- carquinez... bridge san jose is in the 30's. and a bit more mild in the san francisco, 48.